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The University Of Development Alternative (UODA) has announced full free scholarship in honour of the language movement martyrs.
The university observed the International Mother Language Day on Wednesday through awarding the scholarship to five students.
At the beginning of Wednesday's programme, university teachers and students placed wreaths at the makeshift memorial at Faculty of Fine Arts premises at Dhanmondi area of Dhaka.
Later, UODA founder and president Professor Mujib Khan announced names of five students to award scholarships named after five language martyrs, said a press release.
Mujib Khan, along with UODA Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Rafiqul Islam Sharif and Registrar Professor Dr Iffat Quayes Chowdhury, handed over the scholarship to five students.
University's Computer Science and Engineering department student Md Jahidul Islam has got Tk 240,000 as the recipient of Shaheed Salam Scholarship.
Bachelor of Business Administration department student Anjuman Ara Borno received Tk 168,000 as the winner of Shaheed Barkat Scholarship.
The university authority awarded Shaheed Rafique Scholarship worth Tk 216,000 to Pharmacy department student Ayesha Alam.
Another BBA department student Imran Hossain has got Tk 168,000 as the recipient of Shaheed Jabbar Scholarship.
Pharmacy department student Mamataj Begum has received Shaheed Shafiur Scholarship worth Tk 240,000.
Later, a cultural segment was presented by the Music department of the university remembering language martyrs. Popular actor, model and singer Chanchal Chowdhury also took part in the cultural programme.
Earlier on February 15, the UODA authority announced to create an opportunity for five students in each semester to get full free scholarship remembering language martyrs.